Tiny Code

Tiny Code

2018-02-24

Favorite books

Since I love to read, people sometimes ask me about my favorite books.  I inevitably leave some out so I thought I'd collect them in an easy-to-find place.  So here are my favorites.

Favorite books recently read (sorted by author name):
Ide, Joe - IQ
Noah, Trevor - Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Pullman, Philip - His Dark Materials trilogy
Shetterly, Margot Lee - Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Sloan, Robin - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Weir, Andy - The Martian
Winters, Ben H - The Last Policeman trilogy


Other favorite books (sorted by author name):
Adams, Douglas - First two Hitchhiker's Guide books and Dirk Gently series
Asimov, Isaac - Robot series, Foundation trilogy
Connelly, Michael - Harry Bosch series
Crais, Robert - Elvis Cole/Joe Pike series
Doctorow, Cory - Little Brother, Walkaway, Makers, and others
Dudley, John Ball - In the Heat of the Night
Ellison, Harlan - Dangerous Visions and others
Feynman, Richard - Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
Gaiman, Neil - American Gods and all others
Goldman, William - The Princess Bride & The Marathon Man
Heinlein, Robert A. - The Moon is a Harsh Mistress and his juvenile series
Hiaasen, Carl - Native Tongue and others
Irving, John - A Prayer for Owen Meany
Kidder, Tracy - The Soul of a New Machine
Kipling, Rudyard - Captains Courageous and others
Leonard, Elmore - Maximum Bob
Niven, Larry - Ringworld
Parker, Robert B. - early Spenser novels, Jesse Stone series, Virgil Cole/Everett Hitch series
Robinson, Spider - Callahan's Crosstime Saloon series
Sayers, Dorothy - Lord Peter Wimsey series
Shute, Nevil - Trustee from the Toolroom
Sturgeon, Theodore - More Than Human and all others
Tolkien, J.R.R. - The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Vonnegut, Kurt - Slaughterhouse Five and all others
Wodehouse, P.G. - Meet Mr. Mulliner and others

Favorite graphic novels (sorted by author name):
Ennis, Garth - Preacher
Moore, Alan - V for Vendetta
Moore, Alan - Watchmen
Vaughn, Brian K. - Ex Machina

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